PlayworksU Named 2019 EdTech Awards Cool Tool Finalist

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PlayworksU has been named a finalist in the new product and service category of the 2019 EdTech Awards—the largest and most competitive recognition program in all of education technology!

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EdTech’s awards feature the best and brightest by shining a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters across various educational sectors.

PlayworksU, Playworks’ online learning platform, provides online courses that empower school teams to use effective, research-backed strategies to support learning. Discover play-based tools and techniques for recess, transitions, and class time. Try a free sample course today!

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